Category Archives: Bradley Manning

On vultures and Chelsea Manning

I had two pieces published recently that I have yet to tell you to read. They are: 1) A piece for Al Jazeera English on the bipartisan transphobia that followed the announcement that the whistleblower known as Bradley Manning wishes … Continue reading

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The more you know

Chris Hedges recently interviewed Julian Assange. Predictably, because it complicates his preferred narrative, he did not ask any tough questions about the sexual assault charges the Wikileaks founder and documented creeper is facing in Sweden (“the Saudi Arabia of feminism.“). … Continue reading

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Be a hero

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Bradley Manning exposed atrocities — and liberalism

More than three years into the presidency of Barack Obama, it’s almost a cliché now to ask: What if George W. Bush did it? From dramatically escalating the war in Afghanistan to institutionalizing the practice of indefinite imprisonment, Obama has … Continue reading

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Legitimately purchase this book

“Those who feel that like lemmings they are being led over a cliff would be well-advised not to read this book,” says Noam Chomsky. “They may discover that they are right.” That book is Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning and the American empire

My first of what I’m hoping will be a regular bi-weekly column is now up over at Al Jazeera. Read it. Tweet it. Love it.

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